Photo Flash: First Look at Marin Ireland and More in Yale Rep & ART's MARIE ANTOINETTE World Premiere

October 31
7:43 PM 2012
Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with American Repertory Theater, presents the world premiere of Marie Antoinette by David Adjmi, directed by Rebecca Taichman. Marie Antoinette will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) now through November 17. Opening Night is tomorrow, Thursday, November 1. Get a first look at the cast onstage in the photos below!

Marie Antoinette features choreography by Karole Armitage, sets by Riccardo Hernandez, costumes by Gabriel Berry, lighting by Christopher Akerlind, sound by Matt Hubbs, puppet design by Matt Acheson, voice coaching by Jane Guyer Fujita, fight choreography by J. David Brimmer, and stage management by Amanda Spooner.

The cast includes Fred Arsenault, Hannah Cabell, David Greenspan, Marin Ireland, Vin Knight, Jo Lampert, Polly Lee, Steven Rattazzi, Jake Silbermann, Teale Sperling, Brian Wiles, and Ashton Woerz.

The young queen Marie Antoinette (Marin Ireland) delights and inspires her French subjects with her three-foot tall wigs and extravagant haute couture. But times change and even the most fashionable queens go out of style. In David Adjmi’s humorous and haunting Marie Antoinette, idle gossip turns more insidious as the country revolts, demanding liberté, égalité, fraternité!

Marie Antoinette was commissioned by Yale Repertory Theatre. Development and production support are provided by Yale’s Binger Center for New Theatre and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Yale Repertory Theatre is dedicated to the production of new plays and bold interpretations of classics and has produced well over 100 premieres—including two Pulitzer Prize winners and four other nominated finalists—by emerging and established playwrights. Eleven Yale Rep productions have advanced to Broadway, garnering more than 40 Tony Award nominations and eight Tony Awards. Yale Rep is also the recipient of the Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre. Established in 2008, Yale’s Binger Center for New Theatre is an artist-driven initiative that devotes major resources to the commissioning, development, and production of new plays and musicals at Yale Repertory Theatre and across the country—including this season’s Marie Antoinette by David Adjmi, Dear Elizabeth by Sarah Ruhl, and Bill Camp and RoBert Woodruff’s new adaptation of In a Year with 13 Moons by Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Professional assignments at Yale Repertory Theatre are integral components of the program at Yale School of Drama, the nation’s leading graduate theatre training conservatory.

Tickets for Marie Antoinette range from $20-96, and are available online at www.yalerep.org, by phone at (203) 432-1234, and in person at the Yale Rep Box Office (1120 Chapel Street). Student, senior, and group rates are also available.

Photo Credit: T. Charles Erickson

Photo Flash: First Look at Marin Ireland and More in Yale Rep & ART's MARIE ANTOINETTE World Premiere

Photo Flash: First Look at Marin Ireland and More in Yale Rep & ART's MARIE ANTOINETTE World Premiere
Hannah Cabell, Marin Ireland, and Polly Lee

Photo Flash: First Look at Marin Ireland and More in Yale Rep & ART's MARIE ANTOINETTE World Premiere
Marin Ireland and Jake Silbermann

Photo Flash: First Look at Marin Ireland and More in Yale Rep & ART's MARIE ANTOINETTE World Premiere
Marin Ireland

Photo Flash: First Look at Marin Ireland and More in Yale Rep & ART's MARIE ANTOINETTE World Premiere
Marin Ireland and Jo Lampert

Photo Flash: First Look at Marin Ireland and More in Yale Rep & ART's MARIE ANTOINETTE World Premiere
Marin Ireland, Fred Arsenault, Brian Wiles, and Teale Sperling

Photo Flash: First Look at Marin Ireland and More in Yale Rep & ART's MARIE ANTOINETTE World Premiere
David Greenspan and Marin Ireland

Photo Flash: First Look at Marin Ireland and More in Yale Rep & ART's MARIE ANTOINETTE World Premiere
David Greenspan and Marin Ireland

Photo Flash: First Look at Marin Ireland and More in Yale Rep & ART's MARIE ANTOINETTE World Premiere
Teale Sperling and Marin Ireland

Photo Flash: First Look at Marin Ireland and More in Yale Rep & ART's MARIE ANTOINETTE World Premiere

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